Getting started with Mindfulness

Mindset Monday - How to be more mindful What is mindfulness? The official definition is "a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique" Mindfulness is life changing. No joke. What if you didn't need to... Continue Reading →

6 secrets to raising the happiest kids in the world

Dutch Secrets to Happier Kids Turns out the Dutch have the happiest kids in the world! What's the secret? I'm always interested to learn how to be a better parent and I thought I'd take a look. Here are the general points (read the article for more info): 1. Babies get plenty of sleep -... Continue Reading →

Move Your Way – health.gov

Get Up and Get Moving! The majority of Americans don’t get enough exercise. Many studies have found that exercise alone improves health outcomes - regardless of weight loss. Exercise has also been linked with improved stress levels, sleep and mood. Exercise, not weight, should be our focus! The American College of Sports Medicine and CDC... Continue Reading →

How pregnancy has made me confront my own weight bias

This is the truth we need to talk about - our bodies change during pregnancy and whatever the change, we should NOT feel ashamed about it. We are growing tiny humans - that's no small feat. This is a great blog post with insight into the weight bias in our culture by Bite My Words.... Continue Reading →

Natural Household and Personal Care Products | Grove Collaborative

I keep telling everyone about this company because I'm in love. It's called Grove and they have TONS of natural and healthy cleaning products that work great. I just got an email that today is free shipping! If you become a VIP you always get free shipping, but this is a great way to give... Continue Reading →

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